School Receptionist

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



Los Angeles
United States


The Opportunity

  • Warmly greet all visitors to the school and direct them to the appropriate place or person
  • Respond to visitor & parent requests as appropriate
  • Serve as primary contact for all school communication via phone
  • Responsible for routing calls promptly and correctly to the proper staff person or voicemail, correctly and politely take messages when necessary
  • Responsible for sending direct mail and other notices that need to be sent home by the school
  • Attend to sick and injured students, administer medication and ensure all medical incidents are properly documented
  • Maintain student medical, student early dismissal, visitor, and parent volunteer logs
  • Update Illuminate with address and student information changes as needed
  • Accept mail and deliveries and route to appropriate recipient
  • Provide administrative support to the Office Manager and School Business Operations Manager
  • Assist as necessary with school events
  • Assist with data entry and special projects as needed
  • Maintain a neat, welcoming & organized office environment

The Qualifications

  • Minimum of an associate's degree or two years of coursework at an institution of higher learning required
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Proficiency in working with Google Suite
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Prior experience working with students in an academic or recreational setting preferred  
  • Detail-orientedExcellent organizational, planning, and implementation skills
  • Positive energy and the ability to be a strong role model for students


The Perks

  • Starting hourly rate of $13.25 per hour
  • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 50% of cost
  • KIPP LA life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP LA
  • Voluntary Benefits (Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
  • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation
  • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, tuition reimbursement for dependents, etc.)

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement